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, in the house, the rosa parks bill that came to fruition today was sponsored by congressman jesse jackson jr. of illinois. mr. jackson, like mr. kerry, was not around to see the unveiling of the rosa parks statue, and that's because jesse jackson jr. resign his seat in congress amid first health worries and financial worries and ultimately last week plead guilty to misappropriating campaign funds for personal use. because jesse jackson resigned his seat, in a matter of weeks somebody new is going to be there to replace him. late last night we found out who that person is likely to be. last night democrats in the second congressional district in illinois nominated robin kelly as their candidate for that seattle. they picked her by a big margin, too. she got 52% of the vote compared with 24% for her nearest challenger, former congresswoman debbie halvorson. again, because the second district is such a deep, deep blue district, whoever wins the democratic primary is pretty much expected to win the general in a couple of weeks and to become the nation's newest member of congress. former congress
-fil-as, crystal's, what taburger. where is the nearest one? it's still big. former congressman jesse jackson's facing jail time after pleading guilty to misusing hundreds of thousands of campaign funds. a tearful jackson apologized to his family and friends. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams takes us through this sad case. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr., the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a federal judge, for years i have lived off my campaign, admitting that he took money received in political contributions and used it to make more than 3,000 separate purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch, $19,000 for one of michael jackson's guitars, $16,000 for a pair of elk heads. tens of thousands more in furnishings for their homes in washington and chicago. total value, $750,000. >> jesse jackson jr. had the drive, the ability and the talent to be the voice of a new generation. but he squandered that talent. >> reporter: as he left, jackson was apologetic. >> it's not a proud day. i'm sorry i let e
the mentally disabled. >>> and once considered a rising star, former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. heads to court next hour. he's expected to plead guilty to improperly spending campaign money and we're talking lots of money, three-quarters of a million dollars, not for campaign expenses like flyers and buttons but for a $43,000 rolex watch, $5,000 for fur capes and parkas and nearly $10,000 on children's furniture. lisa sylvester joins us now. good morning, lisa. >> hi, good morning, carol. just about ten minutes or so ago jesse jackson jr. and his wife, sandy, actually arrived here at the courthouse and as you mentioned he is expected in about an hour and a half or so to plead guilty. he faces one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and making false statements, and this carries a maximum penalty of about five years with a $250,000 fine and it will ultimately be up to the judge to decide how much time if any he actually will have to serve. also his wife is facing a separate charge of making, filing false tax returns. her hearing is later on this afternoon. she re
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for the former congressman jesse jackson jr. lisa sylvester is monitoring that and some of the other top stories in "the situation room" right now. what's going on with this front? >> sources close to jesse jackson jr.'s family tell cnn he has signed a plea deal. he was being investigated and significant prison time. lawyers representing jackson have not returned phone calls from cnn. the pakistani teen activist shot in the head by the taliban is out of the hospital. this is surgery of her after doctors repaired two operations to repair her skull and hearing. the 15-year-old will continue her rehabilitation at the family's temporary home in england. taliban shot her in the head for speaking out in favor of girl's education. >>> and in other news, boeing is warning customers, their deliveries of 787 dreamliners may be delayed as an investigation continues into problems with the jet's batteries. european carriers and norwegian air say they were told not to expect their fleet on time. the dream liner was grounded for three weeks following problems with battery fires. >>> take a look at this. a high
was paid $2.5 million to perform which she didn't. michael jackson older son prince landing his first job. the 16-year-old will be a special correspondent on entertainment tonight. the move, a good one for jackson says he would like to follow his famous father's footsteps. >> police have the right to arrest the mentally ill on the street for skipping their medication. it's a question that has come up several times in the wake of multiple mass shootings and subway attacks. new york city police are taking one step past that. they are putting most wanted list of mentally ill patients and officers plan to arrest them. what would our constitution say about that? judge napolitano joins us now. >> you always give me the easy questions. >> gretchen: we might have a lively discussion, it's an issue that is complicated. if i come to new york city, you see mentally ill people walking on the streets many of them homeless and its dire situation. you say that rounding them up and rescuing is unconstitutional? >> it's clearly unconstitutional because the constitution says the only way i can arrest someo
. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. faces charges of misusing campaign funds. that is a federal offense. his wife, sandy jackson, a former chicago city alderman, is accused of filing false tax returns. investigators say jackson diverted $750,000 for personal use by, among other thing, a rolex watch and several furs. >>> a former san diego mayor has admitted to taking $2 million from her late husband's charity to fund a casino gambling debt. prosecutors say she won and lost over $1 billion at casinos over nine years. now maureen o'connor's lawyer is blaming her gambling addiction on a brain tumor. >> this was not, we think, simply a psychiatric problem or a character defect, because there is substantial evidence that during this same time there was a tumor growing in her brain. >> if o'connor repays the misappropriated charity money within two years she could possibly avoid prosecution. "los angeles times" san diego bureau chief tony perry is live for us in san diego. tony, you've covered o'connor for years. what was your imme
jackson, outside the craziness, he's 9. that nice red car, he can't thrive that. the jewelry down to the belly button. i mean, child endangerment seems a little wrong. >> it does. there is a line between freedom of speech and child welfare. i don't think there will be any charges, unless there is something in his life or his parent's life. >> i like the story about m mediterranean diet. live forever in greece, but can't get a job. mixed blessing. >> the people who believe in the low-fat diet very, very low-fat diet, don't necessarily think it's all cracked up to be. >> it's not low fat at all. >> and it's hard to believe, of course, that it's been a year ago since 17-year-old trayvon martin shot to death in sanford, florida, by george zimmerman who claims he shot martin in self-defense. the unarmed teenager was racially profiled by zimmerman. martin savidge has a look back at this case on the one-year anniversary. >> reporter: it starts with a phone call. february 26, 2012. >> we've had a lot of break ins in our neighborhood recently and i'm on neighborhood watch. >> a cold and dr
, marketer, media mogul and the most person he brought was phil jackson, not a superstar player and enshrined jackson as the great -- although he had great results in chicago it exalted him as a select coach in a way they had not been before. >> you can see in pictures, hollywood celebrity, how big an influence dr. buss had. he died at the age of 80. in college hoops, berkeley, california. head coach mike montgomery will not be suspended from the pac-12 for shoving his own player during the game. he won't face suspension for shoving allen crab in the press. after initially down playing the incident, he apologized yesterday saying he made a mistake, trying to fire up his star player. crab had to be restrained after being shoved. he said they had no hard feelings and he scored 24 point in this game to help cal to a victory. opening day, nearly a month away. angels josh hamilton is settling in with his new team and quakely blew off the fans of his old one. he signed a 25 million dollars deal in the off-season and said yesterday the fans in the dallas-fort worth area, quote, there are true baseba
. it is amazing to me that natalie jackson involved in this case was representing sherman ware and now deny's george's impact on bringing that case to the forefront. >> sean: not exactly compatible what you are describing here with somebody that is a racist. let me ask you this. you had the ruling today. has been quiet in the case. this is going to heat up. national attention is going be drawn to this. the president has gotten involved. give us the latest and where are you go from here and for example what does george do? is his life totally on hold and now at the mercy of a jury at this point or do you have a chance to get this thrown out earlier? >> the motion to continue was denied. the jum judge believes we have enough time. we will abide by the ruling. i don't know how we will get ready for this case in the time we have left. i like ten to someone tell youth you are going build a 14 story building and you three months to do it. that could be set to be done but i don't know how it will be accomplished. really difficult realizeing that the key fence fund which is really hopeful on the su
when jesse jackson had to hold his nose and go to damascus to beg for the release of an american pilot who had been shot down by the syrians. drones are clearly the wave of the future because they save american lives, but they're also effective for surveillance. they have far greater use than simply the kind of fighters we've used, and we actually also use them for domestic purposes. they were reportedly used in the case of the 5-year-old who was held in alabama. they have been used for weather. there are an estimated 8,000 drones, so although it's part of the most secret program, military program, we have, there are also other uses. >> which starts to frighten folks domestically. good thing with the outcome of that alabama case, but some folks think their civil liberties are about to be infringed upon at home. dan, i know from your reporting and the book you wrote, there was more debate within this administration about the transparency aspect of it than there was whether they would engage in a drone program. explain that. >> well, that's exactly right, and that comes up significantly
jackson was president. >> well, we can go back if we want to all the way back to george washington if we want to go far thuf back. so we all know even before thomas jefferson and how we became a country. >> i have no idea what that guy is talking about. nullification became a thing of the past legally in 1833 which is why plenty of people are saying the move in alaska is unconstitutional and will never, ever be enforced. >>> remember this? >> we took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet. i went to a number of women's groups and said can you help us find folks and they brought us whole binders full of women. >> well, if you thought binders full of women left the scene with the rest of 2012 you didn't catch jeopardy yesterday. >> here are the categories for you. hugo awards for science fiction. 1990s music. world place names. funny things people say. a bunch of stuff. potpourri really. and a binder full of women. >> a binder full of women for $400. >> she's the 111th justice of the supreme court. >> keith?
is the democratic nominee in the race to replace disgraced former congressman jesse jackson in illinois. she led the field ahead of debby halvorson. she is expected to easily hold the seat for democrats in the march 19th general election. kelly, who has vowed to become a leader in the federal fight for gun control gained huge momentum from michael bloomberg's gun control super pac which poured money into tv ads attacking halvorson and favoring kelly. bloomberg put out this statement, this is an important victory for common sense leader on gun violence and it's the latest sign that voter across the country are demanding change from their represent ttytives i washington and not business as usual. but it's an urban district where gun control was already popular. let's see how this works in places more rural and more swing districts. in other special election news, teddy turner, the son of ted turner, who's vying for the open house seat in south carolina's first congressional district has launched a new tv ad telling viewers to break up with career politicians. it's clear, though, he's singling out
about michael jackson's son, prince, has a new gig in the spotlight. we'll tell you what he's going to be doing up next. >> adrenalin pumping, prince michael warms up for his very first job. why turbo? trust us. it's just better to be in front. the sonata turbo. from hyundai. >>> welcome back. stock futures trading highest, some important reads on housing market later this week, corporate earnings rolling in. we'll see if any of that can push the dow to its all-time high. the dow just 183 points away from that record. >>> shares of office max and office depot both up big ahead of the open. the retail chains reportedly in talks to merge as both struggle to compete with the rival staples and online retailers like amazon. companies aren't talking publicly yet, worth about $1 billion each. market value could get a nice boost. gas prices getting a boost, up today for the 33rd day in a row, the new national average $3.75 a gallon but californians are paying $4.17 a gallon on average, second highest in the country behind hawaii and one auto dealership in sacramento is taking it seriously.
. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. faces up to five years in prison when he's sentenced on june 28th. he pleaded guilty yesterday to using $750,000 in campaign funds to buy personal items, like a $43,000 rolex watch. jackson's wife, sandi, a former chicago alderman, also pleaded guilty to filing false income tax returns related to the misuse of campaign funds. she faces up to three years in prison. >>> dramatic and graphic testimony from a woman accused of brutally murdering her boyfriend in 2008. in her eighth day on the stand, jodi arias testified about the day travis alexander died. she recalled getting a gun to protect herself but had no recollection of shooting and stabbing him dozens of times. >> so i ran into the closet and i slammed the door and i intended to run through the opposite end of the door because it has another exit. as soon as i got in there and began to run, i remembered where he kept the gun. so i grabbed it. i jumped up on the shelf, he kept it on the very top. >> do you remember stabbing travis alexander? >> i have no memory of stabbing him. >> ar
ahead of the special election for jesse jackson junior's vacant seat. next, 85%. that's how many businesses in new york city south street sea port area are board up from hurricane sandy. a local law maker estimates 450 jobs have been lost. and 3.78. that's how much a gallon of gas is going for today. prices have skyrocketed 20 cents over the last two weeks and continue to rise. boo hiss. >> peter: you couldn't start the season any better, jimmie johnson, he's thrilled about the win, but also remembering the 28 fans hurt in this weekend's crash. >> i wanted to get the start of the 500. we knew it was the best car for us and very happy to have it in the 500 and certainly did its job for us. and i want to give a big shout out to all the fans and want to send my thoughts and prayers to everybody who were injured in the grand stands. >> peter: that's getting everyone's attention. seven people are still hospitalized this morning. wofl's ray live outside the hospital in daytona with the latest. hi, ray. >> good morning to you. that's right. as you mentioned, seven nascar fans who were i
before more drastic action will taken. >> janet jackson dropping a bombshell. she's already been married for months. jackson and billionaire almana reportedly engaged last december. this is her third marriage. let's hope it sticks. >>alisyn: the cost of beef might be going up soon but steak doesn't have to cost you big bucks. here to show us the best cuts of meat for a low price is master butcher and fair way meat consultant ray vanissio. fair way has delicious meat. let's talk about how we can save people money. you say you can substitute other cuts of meat. let's say people love rib eye -- and they do because it's delicious -- what do you say people can get more cheaply? >> on an everyday base sis, light beef. great flavor but slow penetrating cooking will make it tender. it has a lot of marble. it has great flavor because of the marbling but it will be tougher. you want a moist heat where you want to marinate it. then you can pan fry it and then get a great light tasting steak that will cook in minutes. >>alisyn: how much will people save with the flatiron steak? $5 a pound. a huge sa
. >> are you the police? >> no, ma'am, we're musicians. >> someone say musicians? allman brothers, jackson brothers, evererly brothers, gibbs brothers. >> a few fights. we had a few arguments, just like all brothers. >> like roman brothers, meet romulus, meet remus. dr. joyce brothers. >> a blessing and a curse. >> jim, john, coach, coach, harbaugh, harbaugh, after the big game will they be good brothers, bad brothers? they won't be stepbrothers. >> hey, you awake? >> yeah. >> i just want you to know i hate you. >> no matter what happens, jim and john will always be super brothers. >> yeah. >> that's great. >> a great shame i was not able to fit in emilio esteves and charlie sheen. >>> look at his beautiful face. so later on the show, we have some of the stars -- this is one of them. max, of animal planet's puppy bowl. did you know it existed? >> i did. i'm a big fasten the puppy bowl. big fan of this guy. a nice dog. the tease with the puppy here. >>> how does senator geraldo rivera sound to you? what the tv host says about running for office. ney well we suddenly noticed that everything
of the union. there is photographic proof of that, roland martin. >> no, that was congressman sheila jackson lee. >> darn! it was taken from the back! >> don't get women of congress mixed up, carol. >> oh, i think i have to go on that point. will cain and roland martin thanks so much >> cheers. >> cheers -- get out of here. >>> kim kardashian and kanye west's flight gets delayed so they can be rescreened. they're not the people in trouble. and roll over your old 401(k)s to a new e-trade retirement account. none of them charge annual fees and all of them offer low cost investments. e-trade. less for us. more for you. how do you keep an older car running like new? you ask a ford customer. when they tell you that you need your oil changed you got to bring it in. if your tires need to be rotated, you have to get that done as well. jackie, tell me why somebody should bring they're car here to the ford dealership for service instead of any one of those other places out there. they are going to take care of my car because this is where it came from. price is right no problem, they make you feel lik
! >>> you might be seeing more of michael jackson's oldest son, prince michael, that he's his name, hired as a reporter for "entertainment tonight." the lawyer for the 16-year-old says he is determined to make his own money, though he's set to inherit millions of dollars from his father's estate. >>> counting down to the oscars, just five days away, for actress jennifer lawrence she's hoping her performance in "silver linings playbook" will turn to oscar gold. >> i said i'm tired. are you going to walk me home or what? >> you mean me? >> yeah, you. are you going to walk me home? >> you have poor social skills. you have a problem. >> i have a problem? you say more inappropriate things than appropriate things. you scare people. >> i tell the truth. you'ring it shall -- >> what, i'm not telling the truth? >> our showbiz correspondent nischelle turner joins me down. sat down for a one on one interview with jennifer. tell us what she said. >> you know, carol, shooe's kin of salt of the earth. i've interviewed her several times from good, young actress to a-list superstar. now she's a front-run
for her. she had taken the stage with tim mcgraw and alan jackson and george strait, the song you heard, i could go on and on of the and then has this huge fall from grace and her social life really messes up her success. how does that happen to someone? >> well, therein is this vulnerability. when you're talking about the potential of major depression being present, that deprives people of rational thought. it's very close to being delusional, where your kids don't seem to rate, your cherished pet, her dog, whose life she apparently took before her own, doesn't seem to rate. nothing seems like it can change. that's the deep blackness that encircles you when you're in the midst of the worst kind of major depression and the reason why people really need time to be reached when they're hospitalized. you can't turn them around in 48 hours. >> peter: when we hear this, we feel so helpless in so many ways. we say, this was a talented woman, but you look at this legacy that she left in terms of arrests and pain killers and alcohol and even a suicide attempt in 2005. people say, can that happen i
conference. probably in may, vice president biden will be at their big jefferson jackson day dinner. and look at the clintons. and this is what's inhibiting all those other guys. in april, president clinton is going to be down there in south carolina visiting some old friends and raising money forrer issy mcauliffe, his friend running for governor of virginia. >> mike, if you look at that time line you've laid out, when would she have to start thinking about it and then doing some things behind the scenes to get that rolling? >> i think we're going to see it very quickly. you know, we've talked before about the early steps that she's taken to keep building a list, to keep her political organization in place. she's going to be out there speaking, working on her book. but we're going to see signs of whether a political organization is coming together. so far all the signs are that they're going to, but the problem for these other guys and why she's such a colossus over this race is, she can wait longer than anybody. it's like on the republican side. florida governor jeb bush can wait longer tha
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